Alternative Bands for hire in Bristol

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Hire The Trends Party Band
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£1400 - £2800
Alternative bandCardiff

Winners of the 2020 best band in Wales Award! Our musicianship & experience means we are guaranteed to wow your guests! Now booking for 2023

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Hire Revolverlites
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£975 - £1500
Alternative bandCardiff

Revolverlites are a young, fun and fresh party band with heaps of experience tucked into those skinny trousers!

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Hire Love Anthem
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£550 - £3400
Alternative bandBristol

Wedding/Function Party Band! We are a 3 piece who plays everything from Pop/Rock to Soul!

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Hire The Ultimate Duo
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£600 - £1700
Alternative bandWiltshire

Contemporary Acoustic Duo with many twists. Covering many decades.

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Hire The Caballeros
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Alternative bandBristol

The Caballeros are a 4 piece party rock and pop band from Bristol. We play an eclectic mix of rock and pop from 50’s to modern day.

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Hire My Tin Monkey
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£600 - £1875
Alternative bandBristol

Live music, a great show and all with an Irish flavour.

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Hire SWINGERS
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Alternative bandCorsham

Swingers bring a Rock show attitude to the dance music scene with vintage Electro Swing remixes.

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Hire Murder on the Dancefloor
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£937.50 - £3250
Alternative bandBristol

Wedding/Function Party Band! We are a 3 piece who plays everything from Pop/Rock to Soul!

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Hire Juke Box Mash Up
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£1998.75 - £2500
Alternative bandChippenham

Juke Box Mash up. Comedy/music request show. Guests request ANY song in the world and have it played live! Interactive, unique and fun!

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Hire The Wild Sons
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Alternative bandThornbury

South Wales & South West of England-based Indie Rock Wedding, Events and Function band guaranteed to keep your dancefloor filled all night!

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Hire Evelyn Iris
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From£640
Alternative bandBristol

Evelyn Iris is a jazz/pop/soul covers band made up of professional Bristol based musicians.

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Hire Westborn
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£1000 - £1600
Alternative bandBristol

We're classy. We're slick. We play your favourite songs with passion and energy. Let's craft the perfect set for your event – get in touch.

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Hire Slater&McBride
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From£400
Alternative bandLydney

Our duo specialises in Klezmer music, but also has a great set of easy listening, jazz, latin and gypsy jazz.

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Hire All star duo
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Alternative bandNewport

We are a live duo and Party DJ s responsible for full Dancefloor’s all over the UK for over 10 years. Check out our videos and reviews 👍

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Hire Little Whyte Lies
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£165 - £375
Alternative bandBath

Little Whyte Lies is a duo specializing in events. Whether you need upbeat tunes or romantic melodies, we'll take care of your perfect day!

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Hire The Last Broadcast
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£375 - £625
Alternative bandBath

Loud, local and live music. Expect to hear some of your favourite rock and indie covers from the last few decades.

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Hire Dury Duty
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£400 - £800
Alternative bandGloucester

Dury Duty, playing ALL the hits of Ian Dury, including The Blockheads, Kilburns, Music Students and solo songs. Oi, oi!!

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Hire Coming Up Roses
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£400 - £1200
Alternative bandLondon

Alt-rock trio Coming Up Roses combine elements of folk, grunge and shoegaze, bringing anthemic catharsis to the masses.

Hiring a Alternative Band in Bristol

Useful information

Popular genres:
Rock, Jazz, Funk
Average response time:
1 hour
Busiest times:
May, June, July

How much does it cost to hire a Alternative Band in Bristol?

The typical price per group member for Alternative Bands is:
£Budget£220
££Pro£330
£££High-end£400+

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Frequently asked questions

Can any alternative band play my favourite song?

Professional alternative bands will often take requests, but you will need to give them plenty of notice. Please also keep in mind that alternative bands may ask for an small additional fee to prepare songs that aren't already on their song list. You can view the alternative band's song list on their Encore profile.

How much time do alternative bands take to set up?

Your alternative band will usually arrive about an hour or so before their performance begins to set up and get settled before they start playing. To avoid any delays, make sure the performance space is ready for the alternative band prior to their arrival.

My venue has asked for the performer’s PLI & PAT inspection certificates. What are these?

PLI stands for Public Liability Insurance. This insurance covers damage to another person or their property (it is also known as third party insurance). As many of our alternative bands are members of the Musician's Union, they are already covered by PLI up to £10 million. PAT stands for portable appliance testing. Most of our alternative bands will already have a PAT inspection certificate for their musical equipment/PA system, which they can provide to your venue if they need it.

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